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Pink performs at Perth Arena. Picture: The West Australian/Michael Wilson

Australia's love affair with Pink continues as the American singer's The Truth About Love is revealed as the biggest-selling album of 2013.

The album was also the most popular of 2012, making Pink the first artist to achieve consecutive number ones on the Australian Recording Industry Association's end of year album chart.

Underlining her almost peerless popularity Down Under is the fact that the 34-year-old singer born Alecia Moore has had an album placed at No.1 or No.2 on the annual countdown for six of the past seven years.

Pink's sixth studio album was entrenched in the ARIA Top 40 for all of 2013, including four weeks on top and 35 weeks in the Top 10.

The Truth About Love is her fourth consecutive number one album in Australia, following Greatest Hits . So Far!!! in 2010, Funhouse in 2008 and I'm Not Dead in 2006.

While Pink edged Katy Perry's Prism into second spot on the albums list, the perky US singer scored the top-selling single of 2013 with her hit Roar.

Other artists enjoying bumper sales with Australian music consumers included Robin Thicke, Passenger, Bruno Mars, Michael Buble, Daft Punk and Avicii.

New Zealand teen singer-songwriter Lorde took out top spot on the inaugural streaming tracks end of year chart with her global hit Royals.

ARIA introduced the new chart last year to reflect the growth of online music subscription services, such as Spotify, Rdio and Deezer.

While the Top 10 streaming tracks included Sydney electronic producer Flume's Holdin On in ninth place and Melbourne singer-songwriter Vance Joy's Riptide a spot below, neither the Top 10 singles nor albums featured Australian acts.

Flume's self-titled debut was the highest ranked homegrown album at No. 11, while Joy's Riptide was the best-selling Aussie single in 12th place.

Twenty-seven Australian albums made the Top 100, including releases from Perth bands Birds of Tokyo (No. 37), Tame Impala (No. 90) and Karnivool (No. 91).

David Bowie's excellent comeback album, The Next Day, scraped into last place on the Top 100. Paul McCartney's New, one of his best albums in years, did not even rate a mention.